Pugliese at FashionCares 2008
22 May 1974 |
|Other names||Dina Mirkovich|
|Occupation||Morning host; City Toronto, Breakfast Television Toronto|
Dina Pugliese is a Canadian television personality, currently the co-host of City Toronto's Breakfast Television Toronto alongside Kevin Frankish. She joined the show in 2006, replacing Liza Fromer.
Born in Toronto, Pugliese grew up in Woodbridge. She is a graduate of York University (Sociology and Mass Communications) and Humber College (Journalism). Prior to joining Breakfast Television, she began her career as a producer of Global Television Network's The Bynon Show and Toronto 1's Toronto Today, later becoming an entertainment reporter and host of The A-List and Star!'s Star! Daily. She has also hosted MuchMusic's MuchMusic VJ Search and Citytv's New Year's Eve special from Nathan Phillips Square.
Pugliese is married to Alek Mirkovich, the founder of campayn.com.
On October 17, 2011, Martin Short announced on Breakfast Television that Pugliese will be the host of Canada's Got Talent, the Canadian version of the hit international franchise which is scheduled to air early 2012.
- Salem, Rob (October 29, 2006). "Dina fits like a slipper on Breakfast Television: The new egg is winning raves as a bright-eyed presence on Toronto's show of shows in the morning", Toronto Star, p. C6.
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